The UOB UnionPay Platinum Card apart from being loaded with features and benefits is a card that can be used to pay for purchases made at more than 41 million merchants all over the world. It gives you a cash rebate of 2% on all transactions. What’s more, it doesn’t have a minimum spend criteria either. Apart from this, you can also get discounts of up to 10% at around 100 duty-free shops at international airports, and up to 21.6% savings on fuel at SPC petrol stations, along with other benefits.
|Cash rebate on retail/shopping||2% for every S$1 spent|
|Discounts on petrol||Up to 21.6% off at SPC petrol stations|
|Cash rebate on all other retail spends at Airport Duty-Free Shops||Up to 10%|
|Complimentary travel insurance||N.A.|
Imagine getting rewards for each local or overseas transaction you make. That’s exactly what this card gives you, at 2% cash rebates for every purchase or transaction you make either in Singapore or abroad. There are no minimum spend criteria that you need to fulfil in order to get this rebate. However, you can accumulate only up to S$50 worth of cash rebates every month.
Do you drive your own car or any other petrol-powered motor vehicle in Singapore? Then this card may be able to help you save on your petrol expenses. It gives you savings of up to 21.6% when you use it to purchase fuel at SPC petrol stations all over the island. The rate of savings depends on how much you spend on petrol each time.
Planning a trip to Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, or Korea? With this card, you can get a discount of up to 10% when you shop at more than 100 airport duty-free outlets in the countries above mentioned, along with certain airport duty-free stores in USA, Guam, and Istanbul.
The UOB UnionPay Platinum Card gives you a range of benefits and privileges on shopping, dining, and entertainment transactions in different parts of the world. You can also use the card at more than 2 million Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) around the world as well as use it to pay for purchases made at more than 41 million participating merchant outlets.
This card gives you a warm welcome by offering you a cash credit to the extent of S$100, if you apply for it online. This sign-up offer is available till 23 January 2019.
Say, for instance, you spend S$1,500 for the current month. Since you earn a cash rebate of 2% for every S$1 on eligible transactions, the cash rebate you can earn per category will be:
|Spend categories||Monthly spend||Cash rebate||Cash rebate amount|
|Other retail spends||S$50||2%||S$1|
|Total||S$1,500||Cash rebate earned is S$30|
|Type of interest||Charge|
|Retail Purchases||25.9% p.a.|
|Cash Advance||28% p.a.|
|Instalment Payment Plan||0% p.a.|
|Type of charge||Charge|
|Annual fee||S$192.60 (annual fee is waived for the first 3 years)|
|Overseas Transaction Fee||Administrative fee: 2.8% of the transaction amount|
|Late Payment Fee||S$90|
|Over Limit Fee||S$40|
|Cash Advance Fee||6% of the amount withdrawn, with a minimum of S$15|
|Supplementary Card Fee||Your first card is free. Every subsequent card has an annual fee of S$96.30|
The magnetic stripe of this card has to be activated for overseas retail transactions.
Activate the magnetic stripe by performing one of the following operations:
Note: Disable the magnetic stripe on your card on returning to Singapore for security reasons.
Before you narrow down your search and decide to apply for this card, make sure you qualify for it.
Your liability for unauthorised transactions made on your card will be limited to S$100 provided:
If proven otherwise, you may be held liable for all the unauthorised transactions made on your card. Legal proceedings may also be initiated by the bank.
Choosing the right credit card is time-consuming. You can find credit cards here and compare them as per your parameters. You can also apply for cards on BankBazaar once you’ve made your choice.
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How to Enable/Disable Auto Debit & Standing Instructions
The GIRO form available on the bank’s website can be used to link your bank account with credit card. This will enable you to pay your bills without missing due dates. Download and fill the form, and then send it to the bank using mail or fax. Disable these standing instructions by getting in touch with UOB.
How to Apply for the Card & Check the Application Status
Via online form/internet banking/SMS
To check the application status of your card, you will have to call the bank’s 24/7 hotline number.
How to Check Balance
UOB Mighty/Online Banking/Phone Banking
You can check your credit card balance through:
How Can the Bill Be Paid?
Phone banking/Internet banking/GIRO and others
Pay your credit card bill each month in any of the modes listed below:
How Much Is the Minimum Payment to Be Made on the Card?
3% of the current bill or S$50
The minimum payment that has to be made with this card is 3% of the current balance or S$50, whichever is greater and any unsettled amount from the previous billing cycle.
What Is the Grace Period?
Up to 21 days from the credit card statement date if the unsettled balance is paid in full.
Which Mobile Wallets Can This Be Used With?
UOB Mighty/Android Pay/Apple Pay/Samsung Pay/PayNow
The following mobile wallets can be used with this UOB card:
Can It Be Used With EZ-Link?
Yes, this card can be used with EZ-link. Just complete the online application form for the auto credit card top-up facility for EZ-link cards and send to/present it at the TransitLink office.
How to Block or Unblock the Card
Call the hotline
To block or unblock your UOB card, you can call the 24/7 toll-free number at 1800 222 2121.
How to Reset the PIN
Use the PIN reset form
You can reset your credit card PIN by completing the PIN reset form online and mail it to the bank or you can visit the bank and submit the form in person.
What Is the Billing Cycle and the Bill Due Date?
Can be found on the monthly statement
You will find the credit card bill due date and the billing cycle in the monthly statement. The billing cycle will be decided based on the number of working days in the billing period.
How to Get a Replacement Card
Fill the card replacement form
The process of getting a replacement card is similar to the process of resetting your card PIN. Just fill up the credit card replacement form online and mail it to the bank. You will get a replacement card to the mailing address.
How to Temporarily Increase the Limit of the Card
Call the bank’s hotline
You can raise your credit limit temporarily by calling the bank’s 24-hour hotline. However, the temporary raise will be valid only for weddings, hospitalisation, overseas travel and compassionate purposes.